The Red Head crew has settled nicely into Key West. Dylan and Dora head off to the dog park every morning, while Mom takes Dee Dee on a long walk.
Dora is loving her dog park friends.
There’s so much to do.
Then the crew gets to relax on the back deck.
With so many boats and people passing there’s never a dull moment.
|Fooling around with grandchildren in Vanuatu|
|Grandaughter Zoe and her best friend Q: thank you. parents, for trusting us and giving your kids this amazing time!|
|In Fiji: These girls will never forget that Grandpa can actually provide coconut milk!|
|Celebrating our 47th anniversary, all alone, in Rongelap, Marshall Islands|
|Walking the rim of a live volcano in Vanuatu… unforgettable!|
|Boat was sold… we thought… and off we were to our new home, The Villages..
oops… shouldn’t have counted our chickens!
|Kiribati (AKA Gilbert Islands)… so remote!|
|Family in Tucson helped us load the MDX with a full load!|
|King JP in the Marshall Islands….|
|Marshall Islands, Rongelap Atoll – JP confiscated my paddle and is towing me back to the boat…
our 47th anniversary celebration
|47th anniversary celebration… all by ourselves|
|Our adventurous grandkids in Vanuatu –|
|We never had a wedding cake-cutting … on our 47th anniversary, it was a must!|
|So many sunsets!|
|All 45 flags out… feeling the joy in Majuro, Marshall Islands|
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After 59 hours, the Red Head Crew docked at Stock Island Marina, Key West, just in time for the sunset.Tomorrow we hit the new dog park. Perfect!
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